Accessing Group Sites

Once you create Group Sets and Groups, each Group has its own group site that allows students within the group to collaborate with each other. The purpose of this document is to show instructors and teaching fellows how they can access the Group Homepage.

1. Click on "People" in the course navigation.

2. Click on the group set tab.

3. Click on the three dot icon next to the group and select "Visit Group Homepage".

4. The following tools are available within the group homepage and are specific to that group:

  • Announcements
  • Pages
  • People
  • Discussions
  • Files  
  • Conferences
  • Collaborations

Note: The students will have the access to use all the tools within their specific group site, including posting announcements, uploading files, and creating pages.

5. You can switch between group sites by clicking on "Switch Group" and selecting which group you want to see

6. To return to the course site from the group homepage, click on the course name in the top left hand corner

View the group tools, switch between groups, and return to the course site

For more information on Groups:

For more help, please contact canvas@yale.edu.